Burberry Matte Glow Foundation Review & Swatches
By Ree

Burberry Matte Glow Foundation Review & Swatches

12 Nov 2019 (Updated: 13 Nov 2019)

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We are about to see a lot more from Burberry makeup in the UK now that it’s under the control of Coty’s UK Luxury PR team and they have retail alliances with Feel Unique and Look Fantastic. I have been testing the brand new Burberry Matte Glow Foundation. Here’s what you need to know with photos and swatches.

Burberry Matte Glow Foundation
Burberry Matte Glow Foundation

Now, I am not usually one for a matte finish but, as the name suggests, this foundation promises glow and luminosity, so I couldn’t wait to try it.

What is Burberry Matte Glow Foundation like?

This is positioned as a new generation of foundation that “perfects the complexion with a luminous matte finish all day long.”

Burberry Matte Glow Foundation
Burberry Matte Glow Foundation
  • Innovative second-skin formula
  • Blends seamlessly onto the skin for an even complexion
  • High concentration of pigments delivers undetectable, high coverage
  • Flawless yet natural result
  • Enriched with a “life-proof technology” for heat, humidity and pollution resistance
  • Spherical powders help keep shine under control
  • Light emollients ensure comfortable wear
  • Available in 30 shades across cool, neutral & warm tones
  • Exclusive to Feel Unique*

Burberry Matte Glow Foundation – THE SHADES

I’m told that Burberry worked with a team of shade experts to create the new shade range for Burberry Matte Glow. There are five colour families – Fair, Light, Medium, Deep, Dark – across three undertones -cool, neutral and warm.

How To find Your Shade

  • Select your skin tone intensity from fair to dark –  indicated by the shade number (from 10 to 140)
  • Choose the skin tone family (fair, light, medium, deep or dark)
  • Select your undertone from Cool (rosy tone and burns easily in the sun), Neutral (more evenly toned, not too pink or golden), Warm (golden or olive tone and tans easily in the sun)

Burberry Matte Glow Swatches

I have swatches of the Fair and Light shades to share with you.

FAIR Swatches

10 Fair Cool, 20 Fair Cool, 20 Fair Neutral, 20 Fair Warm:

Burberry Matte Glow Foundation Swatch - Fair
Burberry Matte Glow Foundation Swatch – Fair

LIGHT Swatches

30 Light Cool, 40 Light Cool, 30 Light Neutral, 40 Light Neutral, 30 Light Warm, 40 Light Warm:

Burberry Matte Glow Foundation Swatch - Light
Burberry Matte Glow Foundation Swatch – Light

Before & After Photos

The shade I like the best for my skin is 30 Light Neutral as I find that neutral shades work best for me – nothing too pink, nothing too yellow.

After – 30 Light Neutral

In this photo, I have 30 Light Neutral mixed with Burberry’s Fresh Glow Nude Radiance No 1* which is the most beautiful glowy hydrating primer. It gives it extra radiance.

I love how this foundation really perfects my skin – it evens out tone, blurs the appearance of pores and give a soft velvety glow. It lasts really well on my skin without breaking up and I find that it doesn’t need powdering. No powder is always a bonus for me!

The Burberry Matte Glow Liquid Foundation is £35 and available at Feel Unique* and Look Fantastic* now. You can currently save 25% on Burberry makeup at Look Fantastic using code BURB25.

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5 thoughts on “Burberry Matte Glow Foundation Review & Swatches

  1. You look absolutely beautiful as always, Ree, and this is a such a helpful review, thank you!
    I used to use Burberry foundation a few years ago but had to stop as the fragrance became a little too much for my skin. I wonder if this newer formulation have any fragrance that you can detect? Sounds like the ideal matte-glow combination if not!

  2. it looks so nice on your skin! i have tried lots of Burberry products and really love them, but i think they are really bad at marketing it! i have also tried the cashmere foundation in the past, but it oxidised so badly. did you experience any oxidising and how bad was it for you? also, do you think fresh glow is similar to Charlotte Tilbury’s hollywood flawless filter?

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